I stand by my earlier remarks. I think that teaching students to shoot on reduced scale targets is a great way to frustrate and alienate beginners. I also believe that the level of accuracy required on the simulated 200+ yard targets is absurd and doesn’t accurately teach distance shooting. Finally, if you anticipate ever having to use your rifle for the defense of yourself or others, it is imperative that the Appleseed program not be your only training. A lot of stuff they teach (aiming with your hips/toes, slinging up to shoot, and the other Camp Perry esoterica) will get you killed.
I think ET did a great job shooting and it’s cool to see his targets get better over the weekend. But I should also note that what took Appleseed two days to teach was covered in one morning by the professionals.